ERIC Number: EJ634601
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Recipients' Criteria for Evaluating the Skillfulness of Comforting Communication and the Outcomes of Comforting Interactions.
Bippus, Amy M.
Communication Monographs, v68 n3 p301-13 Sep 2001
Reports on a two-part investigation of undergraduate students' criteria for evaluating how skillful comforting behavior is, and the outcomes of comforting interactions for distressed persons. Discusses the results in terms of theories and research on coping, social support, and comforting messages. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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